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Easy Stir-Fry Ong Choi


  • Ong Choi 200g (whole or chopped into halves along the core)
  • Garlic 2 Cloves (chopped in half)
  • 3 tablespoon Groundnut or vegetable oil 3
  • 1 tablespoon red or yellow curry paste / or shrimp paste / or 2 tbs light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Water - 100ml (boiling)
  • 1 small red chilli, chopped (optional)


  1. Heat the oil in a wok and stir-fry the garlic for 1 minute until golden then add the curry paste, shrimp paste or soy sauce and sugar.
  2. Fry for another minute then add the morning glory and water.
  3. Cover the wok and cook over a high heat until the leaves are tender, which should take about 3 minutes.
  4. Add chillies and stir further for 1 minute.
  5. Enjoy!

Other Ong Choi Names

Morning Glory, Chinese Water Spinach, Kankun, Kong Xin Cai (Kong Shin Tsai), Chau Gan Choi, Rau Muon, and Swamp Cabbage.